Young research leader saving endangered animals to study at Oxford

Smiling Science graduate Emma Dale, holding a red panda.
A young scientist has received a prestigious John Monash scholarship to attend the University of Oxford. Emma Dalewill study the behavioural ecology of carnivores with a focus on conservation and preservation. There have been 147 John Monash Scholars selected to date, all of whom possess significant leadership potential, are outstanding in their chosen fields and […]

Company values go beyond ‘writing on the wall’

Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing
When it comes to organisational values, Bruce Highfield of Olam International believes they hold a deeper meaning for companies than some may think. “I think in the beginning most organisations felt that they needed to placate the HR department and find some words to stick on the wall, but I think we’ve moved on from […]

How a backup plan can lead to your dream career

Tim Gibson
Business and government
Set backs are an inevitable part of life, but Associate Professor Ruth McPhail, from Griffith Business School believes that not getting what you want can actually lead to your dream career. “I think we are conditioned so that when our expectations are not met, it bothers us, we see it as a negative. But sometimes, […]

Business breakfast takes to the garden

Karen Schmidt in red dress.
Griffith Business School
Graduates and friends will be led down the garden path and all for a good reason at this Friday’s Griffith Business School Alumni Breakfast. ‘Workplace gardener’ Karen Schmidt will discuss the five layers of culture on which a typical organisation is structured in her early morning address in Brisbane. The gardening theme will be extended […]